Driver NGO Jobs – Cordaid




Job Title:      Driver
Organization: Cordaid
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About Cordaid:
Cordaid is a Dutch Catholic Non-profit
Organization for Relief and Development Aid. We aim at a just and sustainable
world for everybody. Where we share our Global Common Goods, where we make
space for diversity and where we work together with everyone who shares our
values, interests and a common purpose.
Job Summary: The
Driver will drive Cordaid vehicles in accordance with Cordaid requirements and
with supervisor’s instructions to transport cargo and personnel, Trainees, and
guests to appointments in Kampala and, as may be needed, throughout the
countryside, where Cordaid operates within Uganda. The incumbent will also have
assigned responsibility in the oversight of periodic maintenance and repairs of
Cordaid vehicles.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Driving: The incumbent will operate
    official Cordaid vehicles to transport staff and cargo.
  • Maintenance and
    Repair:
     The Driver
    will ensure that vehicles are maintained and repaired from service
    providers on time. He will also maintain the vehicles clean as required.
  • Record keeping: The Driver will maintain vehicle logs
    that record each trip taken, odometer readings and time of departure and
    arrival for each trip. Each time that fuel is put in the vehicle, the
    driver will document on the mileage sheet the amount, odometer reading,
    and date obtained. Any maintenance must also be recorded.
  • The Driver will also deliver and pick-up
    messages and parcels. He will make purchases as requested.
  • The Driver will load and unload heavy
    items into/from vehicles, as well as help move furniture and equipment
    from one part of the office and residences to another.
  • The driver will perform administrative
    clerical work whenever required by the supervisor and the team at Kampala
    office.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    the Logistics Manager.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Cordaid Driver
    vacancy should have at least a Diploma
  • A minimum of three years of professional
    chauffeur experience preferably with NGOs and a valid local driver’s
    license for following types of vehicles is highly preferred. Classes: A
    (Motor cycles) B (motor cars),C (medium commercial), DL (light omnibus).
  • Excellent knowledge on vehicles repair
    and maintenance are highly desired with a certificate in defensive driving.
  • Knowledge and ability: Must be familiar
    with local traffic laws and area traffic patterns is required; knowledge
    and prior work experience with electronic record keeping (computer usage)
    is also highly desired.
  • Duties require the ability to deal with
    officials and guests at the front desk and occasionally VIPs in a relaxed
    but competent and professional manner.
  • Ability to work effectively with a
    diverse group of staff, Implementing partners, business people, property
    owners.
  • Proven exposure and experience of
    cross-cultural communication skills is highly desired.
  • Legally able to work in Uganda.
  • Language
    Proficiency:
     Ability
    to speak, read, and write in English fluently.
All potential candidates should
send their applications and CVs via Email to JDI@cordaid.org
or delivered by hand Addressed to: The Humanitarian Program Manager to, CORDAID
Uganda-Kampala office, Plot 1608 Kironde Road, Muyenga, Kampala Uganda.
Deadline 15th March 2018 by 11:00pm
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